As one of the Firm’s founding partners, Steve currently serves as General Counsel and has served in virtually every position of responsibility including Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for four years, Section Head of the Business Litigation group for more than 15 years and as a member of our Shareholder Compensation and Management Committees. His practice focuses on commercial/business litigation, arbitration, mediation and federal/state receiverships.
Steve has represented individuals, companies, partnerships and other business interests in litigation disputes involving intellectual property disputes including patent, copyright, trademark and trade dress; fiduciary relations; account collections; sales, warranty and deceptive trade practice; partner/shareholder relations; banking; lender liability; real estate sales; development and leasing; arbitration; building and industrial construction; surety; manufacturing; telecommunications; trade secrets; employment covenants; housing discriminations and securities fraud. Aside from the preparation and presentation of jury and non-jury trials, Steve’s work includes arbitration, mediation and receiverships.
For more than 17 years, Steve has served on the neutral arbitrator panel for the American Arbitration Association. Most of his experience on the panel has been in the area of complex litigation.
For more than 20 years, Steve has worked extensively in federal and state receiverships. He has many times been appointed by Federal District Courts as a Receiver and Examiner in large securities fraud cases.